Your gift will help homeless families achieve lasting independence.

Every day, Family Promise connects people who want to help with opportunities to make a difference. Our volunteers give of their time and talent in so many ways to help homeless and low-income families regain the dignity and independence they deserve.

About Us

Our Mission

Family Promise of Beaufort County provides temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children by mobilizing resources from interfaith and secular communities.

Our Vision

Every child will have a home.

Family Promise of Beaufort County partners with local congregations, individuals, families, other social service agencies, foundations and businesses to provide shelter and viable solutions for families with children who are facing a housing crisis. Families are housed in Beaufort County's houses of worship, where congregation members provide meals, essential needs and companionship for our guest families. Family Promise staff provides comprehensive case management and assistance in securing employment, medical care, childcare, school placement and ultimately affordable housing.

The goal is to provide immediate shelter while equipping families with the knowledge and resources they need to sustain their lasting independence in a home of their own.

Family Promise Benefits

To Guest Families

  • 80% percent of Family Promise's guests secure permanent housing.
  • Intensive case management to assist in housing and job searches and in meeting other needs.
  • Safe, homelike lodging where families can stay together.
  • Guests cite the caring of volunteers as one of the most important benefits. "I never knew so many people cared," said several guests.

To the Community

  • Cost-effective mobilization of existing community resources.
  • Assists homeless families for about 1/3 the cost of public programs.
  • A catalyst for other community support initiatives such as job counseling, parenting workshops, money management, transitional housing, etc.
  • Reduces duplication of services through collaboration with local agencies.
  • Homeless are part of the community, and are not institutionalized.

To Congregations

  • Informs, energizes and motivates congregations.
  • Offers meaningful, organized and family-centered outreach within their own facilities, focusing on local community needs.
  • Offers interfaith partnership
  • Builds community among members as they work together in shared effort.

To Volunteers

  • Helping homeless families directly - to make a difference that can be seen and felt.
  • Providing outreach within their own faith community or a nearby location.
  • Families can volunteer together.
  • A wide range of volunteer activities, schedules and levels of commitment.




Family Promise of Beaufort County | 181 Bluffton Road, Building D101 , Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
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